Martial Arts Fitness
If aerobic dance classes have you yawning, punch and kick your body into shape with Kenpo. Ellen Nalaboff, celebrity fitness guru, life coach, and owner of Ellen's Fitness Studio in New York, challenges you to try this five-move Kenpo karate workout – it not only shreds calories, it will strengthen and tone every muscle in your body.
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Works calves, quadriceps and obliques
Start position: Place your right foot back, in fighting position.
Movement: Push off of your left leg and bring your right knee up while swinging your arm to the right side at the same time. Repeat.
Advanced: Try doing this movement while balancing on the ball of your left foot when you bring your right knee up!
Perform: 10 repetitions for each side; 3 sets each
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